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Mirja Hagström “Instead of getting annoyed, is there anything I can do about this misconception?”

Every Christmas, a botanical misconception keeps irritating biology interested people: the stuff Swedes put in their candle holders is not ”white moss”, it is a lichen! Mirja Hagström decided to put things straight with a YouTube video

Donna Yates, Lego Academics: ”Don't be afraid to try out an idea, even if it is silly”

Life as an academia is described in a very special way by Donna Yates, creator of the Twitter hit @LegoAcademics. The formula is quite simple: a set of Research Institute Lego, Twitter, professional experience – and a lot of humour and wit.
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Reddit: a quickstart kit for science people

The social news website Reddit is becoming more and more influential. With the help of Reddit's director of communication, Victoria Taylor, we will try to explain the scope of the service, how it is useful for scientists and how you should get started.